David J. Belfie, MD
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Minimally Invasive Surgery
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 1993
General Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, 1994
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 1998
Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy, University of Washington, Seattle, 2003
Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, 2003
Joined Virginia Mason
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I have a variety of medical issues so in the past few years I have spent a lot of time going to VMMC and so far all the doctors I have met there have been good and dr Belfrie was great
Though I didn´t have any injury requiring surgery, Dr. Belfie still took the time to walk me through all of the images and explain everything.
It was very obvious that Dr. Belfie really wanted me to understand the physiology causing the problem.
Dr Belfie is amazing, he takes great care in ensuring that his patients are informed and comfortable with the care they are receiving.
The dr. used anologies that I could understand. He related it to my work - amazing.
Dr. Belfie is by far one of the most personable, caring, physicians I have encountered. Very skilled with explanations and addressed my concerns thoroughly.
The areas marked as "good" are only due to the fat the provider stated they had not had an opportunity to read in detail the recent letter he had received regarding an outside evaluation. I have the greatest respect for my doctor and feel privileged to be under his care. He is an excellent doctor!!
David Belfie is an excellent physician!!
VM is the best care I Have ever had. I´ve been through the good, bad and ugly during the 22 yrs of being HVT. Thank you.
Overall, good experience, but would have liked more information on alternative ways of dealing with treating the problem.
Great doctor- totally trusted him and appreciated his honesty with me.
Dr. Belfie does thorough history before he examines you. He is conservative in treatment and does not jump right to the most invasive method for treating the problem. Includes the patient in decision of how and when to proceed to more aggressive treatment. Excellent in explaining the problem.
Dr belfer explained everything about my problem in words that I could understand and precisely.
I am very grateful that Dr. Belfie is willing to take me as a patient. He spent a lot of time with me as does my other VMMC doctors when I visit them. That is why I drive seven hours to VM rather than just going to the local hospital in Grants Pass or Medford. (Patient Loyalty)
Dr. Belfie rocks and yes, I have already been recommending him to other people!
I asked an ´extra´ question about my health and he seemed like he was inpatient/in a rush to get out of the room (even though the total visit was under 5 minutes).
He was very friendly, and informative. We would definitely recommend him.
Dr. Belfie is amazing. His surgeries have changed my life and he is an extremely smart, caring, and attentive doctor.
Sometimes he explains things TOO simply - like I am not able to understand more complex language.
I love Virginia Mason! Been a patient since 1979. Dr. David Beltic is the best ever!!!
Dr. Belfie took the time to explain my condition in understandable time and with the knee model I felt like I was making an informed decision about surgery.
Will choose to _____ this surgeon perform my rotator cuff procedure.
Dr. David Belfie is truly outstanding. Hold on to him. This is a rare type of surgeon. He´s very skilled & was a unique ability to relate/make you feel at ease.
I like him and we seem to communicate well.
Dr.Belfie is wonderful. Even though I´m seeing him for a "shot", I thoroughly enjoy him both as a doctor and as just a very kind man.
Dr. David Belfie treats his patients with respect and his approach is very personal. He is very thorough in explaining test results, findings on examination and offering suggested treatment options. I always feel the ultimate decision is mine with no pressure one way or the other. Dr. Belfie is approachable and willing to answer my patient questions until I have complete understanding. Appreciate his positive approach and willingness to spend the time needed to ensure I´m fully informed. Excellent physician!
Dr. Belfie is a very nice doctor for me. He changed some trending & _____ my concerns for each time visit. He always provided excellent service for my each visit.
I am a visual learner. Dr. Belfie took the time to show me the Rad. Pics,a couple of times. Doctor showed no impatience as I asked questions taking time to address my concerns.
I have seen other Orthopedic surgeons at VM over the years, Dr. Belfie is the best. He works with his patients to help them achieve their goals. He is also my husbands surgeon, so we have great confidence in his skills
Dr.Belfie is a true professional. He and his assistant, Debbie, could not have been any more helpful.
He seemed rushed. But he was running behind and it was the day before thanksgiving
I was hoping for a quick minor surgery to fix my knee. Which I can´t have because it would make the knee worse. He explained very well and easy to understand. He took the time to show me what was wrong and why surgery won´t help. At some point as the knee gets worse I will need a knee replacement. I now know why and understand what I need to do.
I was very happy with all staff & Dr. Belfie - would recommend.
He is beyond my expectations.
Do not let this ortho doc leave your hospital´s employment! He is that good. One of the few that understands biomechanics and continuity of care at the level health care should be.